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Only 46%  schools in the Northern Province will get labs

Only 46% schools in the Northern Province will get labs

Only 46% 0f 1AB and 1C schools in the Northern Province that are currently preparing students for the O/L and/or A/L will receive laboratory facilities...
Sri Lanka is the only country to have dealt decisively against terrorism - BJP

Sri Lanka is the only country to have dealt decisively against terrorism - BJP

Sri Lanka is the only country to have dealt decisively against terrorism, said Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP)  Dr. Chari Seshadri Ramanujan who met President Rajapaksa...
Wear short skirts to school - Political stooge principals tell female staff

Wear short skirts to school - Political stooge principals tell female staff

Certain principals of schools controlled by the Provincial Councils are pressuring female non-academic staff to wear short skirts, General Secretary...
It will take a long time to heal the wounds of war -  President Mahinda Rajapaksa

It will take a long time to heal the wounds of war - President Mahinda Rajapaksa

It will take a long time to heal the wounds of war and true reconciliation to take place in Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapaksa told the visiting Portuguese...
Take action before a culture of impunity is created - Election monitors

Take action before a culture of impunity is created - Election monitors

United National Party (UNP) Monaragala district organizer Tissa Kuttiarachchi's office at Handapanagala, Wellawaya was attacked in the early hours of today...
3500 principals politically appointed

3500 principals politically appointed

There are over 3500 politically appointed principals in schools around the country, teachers trade unions said. Most of these individuals are not qualified...
Ranil to nominate the UVA candidates

Ranil to nominate the UVA candidates

The United National Party (UNP) Working Committee yesterday (July 18) decided to authorize party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe to appoint the nomination...
Sailor who allegedly raped 11 year old still unidentified

Sailor who allegedly raped 11 year old still unidentified

An identification parade was held yesterday (July 18) to identify the sailor who raped an 11 year old girl at Uri, Kareinagar, Jaffna. Seven sailors were...
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 passenger Cor Pan’s last Facebook post proves tragically prophetic

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 passenger Cor Pan’s last Facebook post proves tragically prophetic

For Cor Pan, a Dutch holidaymaker heading for Kuala Lumpur with his girlfriend Neeltje Tol, boarding a Malaysia Airlines flight was an irresistible opportunity...
Report: Vladimir Putin’s Plane Lapped MH17, May Have Been Target

Report: Vladimir Putin’s Plane Lapped MH17, May Have Been Target

The tragic crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine today has sparked a flurry of speculation and some damning theories about how the plane may...
Khuram Shaikh death: Sri Lankan politician and three men jailed

Khuram Shaikh death: Sri Lankan politician and three men jailed

Chairman of Tangalle Local Council and three others have been convicted and jailed for killing British aid worker Khuram Shaikh, 32, from Rochdale. He...
210314  complaints of child abuse

210314 complaints of child abuse

Child Care Authority (CCA) said that its office has received 210314 telephone calls regarding cases of child abuse and child violence from July 2010....
 Public property misused in Uva - CaFFE writes to governor

Public property misused in Uva - CaFFE writes to governor

Campaign for Free and fair Elections (CaFFE) has written to the Governor of the Uva province, Nanda Mathew,  asking him to take immediate action to reclaim...
Albino cobra found in a bag inside the zoo

Albino cobra found in a bag inside the zoo

The albino cobra, which was reported to be missing from the Dehiwala zoo, was found inside a bag at the zoo premises today (July 17) morning. The cobra...
If zoo animals are dying veterinary surgeons have to be held responsible - Zoo Director

If zoo animals are dying veterinary surgeons have to be held responsible - Zoo Director

If Dehiwala Zoo animals are dying its the responsibility of the veterinary surgeons because the zoo has provided them with all the facilities and medicines...
CCTV footage to identify those who followed BASL President

CCTV footage to identify those who followed BASL President

The police will go through the the footage of CCTV  cameras installed in the area where the Bar Association President Upul Jayasuriya  was trailed by a...
Legal action against buoy hose pipes manufacturer - Minister of Petroleum Industries

Legal action against buoy hose pipes manufacturer - Minister of Petroleum Industries

Legal action has been taken against Manuli the manufacturers of buoy hose pipes in Italy, said Minister of Petroleum Industries, Anura Priyadharshana Yapa,...
Assure the safety of Bar Association President – CaFFE and CHR

Assure the safety of Bar Association President – CaFFE and CHR

Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) and the Center for Human Rights and Research (CHR) express deep concern about the attempts to intimidate the...


Namal trying to re-energize SLFP youth

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A meeting to energize the SLFP youth wing in Hiniduma was held on July 8 under the leadership of Hambantota district MP Namal Rajapaksa. MPs Piyasena Gamage, Shehan Semasinghe, Udith Lokubandara, Manusha Nanayakkara and provincial councilors Randima Gamage and Kanchana Wijesekara also participated. Read more...

Against racism - Movement of Equal Rights distribute leaflets

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Movement of Equal Rights organized a leaflet distributing campaign and a banner signing campaign against racism and communal-ism on 3rd July in front of the Fort Railway Station. Pl find the attachments for images of the event. Read more...

Namal Rajapaksa visits Adhikarigoda

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MP Namal Rajapaksa visited Adhikarigoda to assess damage during Aluthgama riots. The village has a mixture of Sinhala and Muslim populations.

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Panadura No Limit burns

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No Limit clothing store in Panadura was destroyed by fire today morning (June 21). While many believe it was a deliberate attack since the shop is owned by a Muslim businessman police  claim that the fire was either caused by an electric spark or an undoused cigarette butt.  Read more...

Hartal in the East

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Muslim businessmen in Vavuniya have decided to close their shops today (June 19) protesting the incidents in Aluthgama. However all institutions owned by Tamils, including shops, offices and other establishments, are open. Commenting on their decision representatives of Vavuniya Muslim Traders Association said that they strongly condemn the attacks on Muslims in Aluthgama and that the government should arrest everyone who is taking steps to destroy the peace which now prevails in the country.  Read more...

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Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Street Fighter Assassins Fist 2014

Stylish Marketer 2014, the annual fashion show of the University of Kelaniya was held recently. A number...


Cricket

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the test series against England

Sri Lanka won the second test against England by 100 runs. JM Anderson who held on for 55 balls got out...
Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka close to historic win against England

Sri Lanka have never won a Test series in England, but they are closing in on a magnificent achievement...
Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

Sri Lanka strikes back - Sanga equals a world record

In the Test Match Special commentary box, Graeme Swann wistfully imagined himself bowling on a dry Headingley...
Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

Dhoni only cricketer on Forbes' high-earners' list

MS Dhoni, the India captain, is the only cricketer on the list of 100 highest-paid athletes in the world....
Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Herschelle Gibbs and Jacob Oram refuse to play in Pakistan

Pakistan cricket has been dealt another blow after former Test players Herschelle Gibbs of South Africa...

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UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

UPFA still perplexed about Wimal abstaining from the May Day rally

National Freedom Front (NFF) leader Wimal Weerawansa did not attend the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) May Day rally, which surprised many. NFF, a constituent party of the UPFA, has always attended...
Namal goes fishing

Namal goes fishing

MP Namal Rajapaksa's birthday was on April 10. He was in Carlton house where a pirith ceremony was also held to mark his birthday. A large number of young MPs were with him for the birthday celebrations....

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BBDO is the Most Effective and Most Creative Agency Network in the World

BBDO is the Most Effective and Most Creative Agency Network in the World

BBDO was named the Most Effective Agency Network in the World by Effie Worldwide on 19 June. This is the second time that...
Sri Lanka to be the fastest growing South Asian economy

Sri Lanka to be the fastest growing South Asian economy

Sri Lanka is expected to post the strongest economic growth in South Asia in 2014, hitting 7.2%, according to a World Bank’s...
Holcim Lanka donates drawing tool kits for the engineering   students at University of Jaffna

Holcim Lanka donates drawing tool kits for the engineering students at University of Jaffna

Colombo, May 20, 2014: Holcim Lanka recently donated 39 sets of drawing tool kits to the first batch of engineering students...

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